Glutaric acidemia type I: Case report in pediatrics




Type I glutaric acidemia; Pediatrics; Metabolism; Case study.


Objective: To analyze the diagnosis, evolution and treatment of type I glutaric acidemia in a pediatric patient. Methodology: This research was carried out through a case study, of a descriptive nature, in which the aforementioned pathology and its interfaces in a pediatric patient were evaluated in order to analyze each phase and its most important complications during the treatment period at HUMAP. Results: The patient underwent imaging, laboratory and genetic tests, in the search for a conclusive etiological diagnosis, in addition, the most striking characteristics of AG-I pathology were neurological symptoms, such as changes in tone, axial hypotonia, changes in strength, irritability and epileptic seizures. Conclusion: Patient still undergoing treatment at this institution, maintaining an improvement in irritability and control of epileptic seizures with the use of oxycarbazepime, use of a specific formula with lysine restriction enriched with vitamins and minerals, with significant improvement in the condition, after approximately 30 days.


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How to Cite

CRUZ, L. S. da .; BENAVIDES , V. M. S. . Glutaric acidemia type I: Case report in pediatrics. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 13, n. 1, p. e2513144611, 2024. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v13i1.44611. Disponível em: Acesso em: 27 may. 2024.



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